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Legal Assistant Insurance

Location:
Voorhees Township, NJ, 08043
Salary:
$24/hr
Posted:
March 23, 2018

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LYNETTE HERSH

* ******* ****

Turnersville, NJ **012

856-***-****(home)/856-***-**** (cell)

ac4wsi@r.postjobfree.com

Legal Assistant/Floater Secretary/Receptionist

Montgomery McCracken Cherry Hill, NJ 7/2017-Present

Answering telephones and direct calls to appropriate person

Processed incoming mail and supplies

Floated to various desks when secretary is out

Drafted documents, pleadings, time sheets and court documents

Scan materials in for insurance carriers

Prepare answers to complaints, stipulations of dismissals, orders and interrogatory answers

Maintain chart updates for national clients in asbestos

Set and adhere to deadlines and make sure others are adhering to deadlines

Legal Assistant

Naulty Scaricamazza & McDevitt Marlton, NJ 8/2015-2/2016

In person and telephone interaction with clients, various professionals and court staff

Drafting correspondence and documents related to client tasks

Reviewing and organizing scanned materials

Processing outgoing correspondence

Assisting clients and attorneys with completing and processing forms for insurance carrier

Organizing and analyzing materials provided by clients

Litigation support

Interviewing and screening client telephone calls

Managing multiple interruptions

Set and adhere to deadlines and make sure others are adhering to deadlines

Legal Assistant

Price & Price, LLC Haddonfield, NJ 9/2014-3/2015

In person and telephone interaction with clients, various professionals and court staff

Drafting correspondence and documents related to client tasks

Reviewing and organizing scanned materials

Processing outgoing correspondence

Assisting clients and attorneys with completing and processing forms for financial institutions

Organizing and analyzing materials provided by clients

Litigation support

Interviewing and screening client telephone calls

Managing multiple interruptions

Set and adhere to deadlines and make sure others are adhering to deadlines

Legal Assistant

Spear Wilderman, P.C. Cherry Hill, NJ 11/2010-9/2014

Typed and edited reports, correspondence and invoices using WordPerfect

Maintained calendar and contact bases using Outlook Express

Handled emails, faxes and correspondence

Performed online research

Answered telephone calls and client inquiries

Established and maintained client file method

Scheduled appointments with clients and Courts

Answer, compose correspondence to clients, Courts and other counsel

Extensive interaction with clients to obtain information to prepare and file documents

Ability to work independently

Open/close/maintain client files through archives

Real Estate: preparing and recording Deeds, Mortgages and accompanying documents

Estates: Compose/prepare Wills, Living Wills, and Powers of Attorney

Matrimonial: prepare Complaints, Motions, MESP Memorandums, QDRO’s and other pertinent documents

Handled attorney timesheets and expense reports

Responsible for obtaining information from file and/or direct communication with client to prepare, file and/or send/file correspondence and/or pleadings including Summons, Complaints, Answers, Case Information Statements, Insurance Certifications, Motions and supporting documents, answered and/or propounded Interrogatories, Request for Admissions, and other necessary pleadings.

Legal Assistant/Secretary/Bookkeeper

John J. Hare, R.A., P.E., P.P. Turnersville, NJ 7/2005-9/2010

Typed and edited reports, correspondence and invoices using Microsoft Word

Invoiced clients and maintained a database with all client invoicing activity-including weekly and monthly report using QuickBooks, Word and Excel, invoice reminders and telephone call follow-ups

Maintained calendar and contact database using Outlook Express

Handled emails and faxes

Performed online research

Answered telephone calls and client inquiry

Handled all new and existing client matter

Established and maintained client file method

Established and maintained extensive book library

Scheduled appointments and travel arrangements

Answer, compose correspondence to clients, courts and other counsel

Extensive interaction with clients to obtain information to prepare and file documents

Ability to work independently

Open/close/maintain client files through to archives

Floater Secretary/Paralegal-Corporate Defense, Subrogation, Family Law, White Collar Crime, Insurance Litigation, Arson, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Corporate Law, Family Law, Bankruptcy Law, Estate Law

Cozen and O'Connor Philadelphia, PA 10/1998-6/2003

Answered Phones and handled client inquiries

Scheduled appointments, court proceedings

Typed and filed legal documents

Handled all aspects of attorney timesheets and billing

Responsible for obtaining information from file and/or direct communication w/client to prepare, file and/or send/file correspondence and/or pleadings including Summons, Complaints, Answers, Case Information Statements, Insurance Certifications, Motions and supporting documents, answered and/or propounded Interrogatories, Request for Admissions, and other necessary pleadings.

Estate: Compose/prepare Wills, Powers of Attorneys, Living Wills

Open, organize and maintain client files

Prepare and file pleadings with Court

Answer, compose correspondence to clients, Courts and other counsel

Extensive interaction with clients to obtain information to prepare and file documents

Ability to work independently

Legal Secretary/Paralegal-Corporate Defense, Subrogation, Family Law, White Collar Crime, Insurance Litigation, Arson, Product Liability, Medical Malpractice, Corporate Law, Family Law, Bankruptcy Law, Estate Law

White & Williams Philadelphia, PA 6/1996-10/1998

Paralegal:

Handled case files from start to finish

Prepared documents for trial

Added exhibits for trial

Prepared exhibits for trial

Handled client and attorney inquiries

Prepared timesheets and maintained library for Reinsurance Department

Schedule appointments/depositions/trials for attorneys

Ability to work independently

My personal billing

Visited Law Library for research

Visited clients on various cases for interviewing

Reviewed deposition transcripts and summarized them for attorneys

Legal Secretary/Floater:

Floated to various desks and filled in when secretaries needed time off in all departments

Performed all secretarial duties, typing, answering telephones, appointment set up, handled court calendar, time sheets and billing.

Education

Paralegal Certificate – AA Degree Peirce College Philadelphia, PA

Notary for the State of New Jersey



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